News and Highlights from around the Diocese
Anglican Diocese of Ottawa

Anglican Diocese of Ottawa


News and Highlights from around the Diocese


February 10, 2016

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All Clergy, Parishioners, and Friends are invited to submit news for distribution!

Please check out our Diocesan Calendar for upcoming events. Events may be submitted for the calendar here.

Submit your events & news here!

Leslie Giddings

Coming soon: Youth Worship event.
Child/Youth Ministry Retreat- last chance to register!



Events & Resources

Job Posting: Administrator
Please see attached posting for more information.


Feb 15

Job Posting

Congregational Resource Day 2016

Schedule and registration information available now. Download and print the CRD Brochure or contact Heidi Pizzuto to receive print copies by mail. Also attached is the bulletin insert.

NEW: 5th registration from
the same parish is FREE
before April 4th.

Saint Paul University

May 7


Parish News

News from our Parishes!

Parishes are invited to submit events or news which will be displayed here.

Submit your events & news here!

Cathedral Arts
Proceeds of this event will be shared by three charities working to support Syrian refugees at the international, regional, and local levels: Christ Church Cathedral Refugee Sponsorship Group (CRSG), Save the Children Canada, and Ottawa United for Refugees.

Christ Church Cathedral

Feb. 12 7:30pm


Job Posting: Administrator

Please see attached posting for more information.

Feb 15

Job Posting

Upcoming Events

Lenten Quiet Day - Feb 20th 9:00am

Stations of the Cross - Feb 12 - 7:00pm

Evensong - Feb 21 - 7:00pm

St. Barnabas, Ottawa

Feb 2016

More Info

Observing a Holy Lent

Tuesday evenings in Lent for Deepening your Spiritual Practices. Soup and bread supper at 5:30; study and reflection from 6 to 7:30.

Christ Church Cathedral

Feb 16 5:30pm


Listening Circle

You are invited to join a listening circle featuring indigenous teachings. We will hear presentations by local elders then participate in a circle of discussion. Four Mondays from February 22 to March 14.

St. Margaret's, Vanier

Feb 22


Poster & Bulletin Insert

2016 Messy Church

This is a two hour family timeout that gives families an opportunity to explore Christian traditions through stories, songs and crafts and enjoy a family meal together. This Messy Church convenes on the last Tuesday of every month from January to June. No registration fees!

St. Martin's, Ottawa

Jan-June 2016



Grief Support Session
This Grief support group is open to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one and looking for support in the sharing with others on their grief journey. It will be facilitated by a trained Grief and Bereavement facilitator. RSVP to Janet Helmer at 613 224-7431 x202.

St. Mark's, Ottawa

Feb 24


Brotherhood of Anglican Churchmen

The BAC will hold our next monthly meet at St. Paul’s University. We have been invited by Kevin Flynn, to a Eucharist beginning at 12:10 on February 25. After the service we will enjoy a reasonably priced lunch and present our annual bursary to postulant student Ryan Boivin. Note that the BAC is open to all Anglican men in the Dioceses and their spouses and friends. For more information please call Don Butler at 613-746-8037.
St. Paul's University

Feb 25


This deeply spiritual service uses the BCP Evensong including prayer; canticles, psalm and anthem by St. James' Liturgical Choir; and evening congregational hymns. Also a prelude and postlude by Barbara Martin, Flute; Joe Martin, Clarinet, Louise Link, Saxophone; and Steve Clark, Bass Clarinet.

St. James, Perth


Feb. 28


Friends of the Diocese

News from our Friends of the Diocese!

Friends of the Diocese are invited to submit events or news which will be displayed here.

Submit your events & news here!

Citizens for Public Justice
In September 2015, leaders of Canadian faith communities issued a statement “On Promoting Climate Justice and Ending Poverty in Canada” a call for federal government action to end poverty and fight climate change. Now Citizens for Public Justice is coordinating a national petition from people of faith who are echoing this call for climate justice. Add your voice to the call online.





Holy Week
Advertising Program


Feb. 12


Silent Retreat



Feb 25-28


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